Stay Healthy Blog

Stay Healthy with Mercyhealth, offers everyday tips, practical strategies and perspectives for your health and wellness, as well as timely discussion from a variety of doctors, specialists and experts. Our blogs covers a variety of topics intended to help our patients make healthy decisions in their everyday life while also informing members of the Mercyhealth community of changes occurring throughout our organization.

We cover topics ranging from different areas of the news, to healthy recipes that you can use at home. At Mercyhealth we believe that a lifestyle does not end when you leave the doctor’s office, and that’s why we work to make sure you have the knowledge to live the healthiest life possible.

WIFR: Mercyhealth Holds 34th Annual NICU Reunion

ROCKFORD Ill. (WIFR) -- Hundreds of families were invited to Mercyhealth for the 34th annual Neonatal Intensive Care Unit reunion. "I had a 25 percent survival rate, so five years ago when I had my 25th birthday that was really special ...

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RRSTAR: Mercyhealth Announces Hires

ROCKFORD — Mercyhealth recently welcomed two employees, Nancy Thompson and Velisa Patel. Thompson joined the leadership team as the director of oncology. Thompson earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City and her master’s ...

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WIFR: Mercyhealth Names New Hospital

ROCKFORD Ill. (WIFR) -- Today the Mercyhealth board of directors named the new hospital off of riverside and 1-90 “Javon Bea hospital" in honor of the CEO and president of Mercyhealth. Bea is a Rockford native and has worked with Mercyhealth ...

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Gazette: Mercyhealth to Name New Rockford Hospital After CEO

Mercyhealth will name its two Rockford, Illinois, hospitals after CEO Javon Bea, the health system’s board of directors announced Monday. Both Rockford hospitals, one on Rockton Avenue and one slated to open in January 2019 near Riverside Boulevard and Interstate 90/39, ...

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RRSTAR: Mercyhealth to Host Occupational Health Lunch and Learn

ROCKFORD — Mercyhealth will host the Occupational Health Lunch and Learn event from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at Sam’s Ristorante, 6075 E. Riverside Blvd. Mercyhealth board-certified occupational medicine Drs. Robert Marshall and Wondrossen Zenebe will present the free ...

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